Illustrated catalog of magic lanterns (sciopticons and stereopticons) and lantern slides of American producer and vendor McIntosh Battery & Optical Company in Chicago, Ills, US. Next to the apparatus, a description of its use is included in some sections, especially with respect to the working of light (Pages 1-92). Pages 93-240 are dedicated to lantern slide sets. Subjects covered by the lantern slides reach from instruction on electricity to geography, Christian religion, American History, fairy tales and more. To learn more about Magic Lanterns and Slides, visit the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource at http://slides.uni-trier.de/ .